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O'ercome, 1) to spread over, to cover: “the trees . . . o. with moss and mistletoe,” Tit. II, 3, 95.
2) to conquer; absol.: “in thirteen battles Salisbury o'ercame,” H6A I, 4, 78. Trans.: “Hamlet o'ercame Fortinbras,” Hml. V, 1, 156 (Qq overcame).
3) to subjugate, to rule, to domineer over: “Marcius was a worthy officer i' the war, but insolent, o. with pride,” Cor. IV, 6, 31. “to o. you with her show,” Cymb. V, 5, 54.
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